Legal Counsel - In house
Intact Group
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1d ago

Your Job

We’re looking for a Legal Counsel to join our growing team!

As a Legal Counsel , you will work as part of the Claims Litigation team providing legal representation to the claims department on Property / Casualty / Specialty Solutions litigation files.

By utilizing your superior litigation and analytical skills, you will work to identify legal issues impacting on claim resolution and be able to develop a creative and proactive approach to file resolution.

This position is a full-time permanent opportunity based in Vancouver, BC.

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference :

  • Handle insurance defence files of varying complexities independently from beginning to conclusion
  • Independently prepare and conduct applications / motions, discoveries, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial conferences and Trials
  • Draft opinions, pleadings, affidavits and other legal documents to support motion applications, mediation briefs and pre-trial memoranda
  • Prepare and present educational legal seminars to the claims department
  • Maintain productive and effective communications with the claims department and adjusters
  • Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • Flexibility in how and where you work
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A casual dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
  • Your Skills

  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of BC
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in insurance litigation
  • Experience in the following areas; automobile insurance claims, property damage, strata / condominium property matters, bodily injury and subrogation
  • Strong ability to handle multi-party actions
  • Expertise in drafting pleadings, conducting discoveries and preparing for and conducting Trials
  • Proficient in alternative dispute resolution including independent preparation and conduct of Mediations
  • Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously and independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, combined with research, negotiation and analytical skills
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